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"Dining Room"

CC010.002.137 (RS217953)

Description

Photo album titled: "Dining Room." Title is hand printed on a round paper label affixed to spine. Album has a heavy textured dark brown covering and is held together with two metal brads. Album has 128 olive green pages; 29 of the pages are blank. Album contains 99 mounted black-and-white photographs. Photographs are of a variety of dining room furniture manufactured by A. H. Davenport Co., Irving and Casson, and their successor, Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport Co. The order number and year are often shown on a display in the photographs; model numbers have also been provided in some cases. No customer names are noted in the album; however, it is possible to determine some customers by cross referencing to other photograph albums and to the journals in the collection. Known customers include F. W. Woolworth (Glen Cove, NY). Digital images of a selection of photographs from the album are attached to this record

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Details

Collection Name
Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport -- Collection I
Collection Code
CC010
Dates
1880-1973, undated
Acquisition Type
Museum Purchase
Date of Acquisition
2012
Physical Description
1 photo album containing 128 pages and 99 photographs (11 x 15 1/2 x 2 1/2 inches)
Dimensions
11x 15 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Dimensions
11x 15 1/2x 2 1/2(HxWxD) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
File
Additional Identification Number
Strong Museum number: 171.59
GUSN
296043
Reference Code
CC010.002.137

Record details

Originator
A. H. Davenport Co. (American furniture manufactory, active late 19th-early 20th centuries) (Compiler)
Irving & Casson (Compiler)
Irving & Casson - A. H. Davenport Co. (Compiler)
Descriptive Terms
armchairs
cupboards
dining tables
servers (sideboards)
side chairs
sideboards (furniture)
tables (support furniture)
Material Type
black-and-white photographs
photograph albums
photographs

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